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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Learn how to access and use WRDS at NYU Libraries.

Wharton Research Data Services at NYU

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WRDS Updates

  • May 2, 2024. Daily TAQ (Milliseconds) 2007 dataset is now available in WRDS. The NYSE Trade and Quote (TAQ) database offers tick-by-tick trade and quote data of all activity within the U.S. National Market System. TAQ provides transaction information at the intraday level (to the microsecond) covering over 10,000 stock issues listed on 16 major American exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), American Stock Exchange (AMEX), and Nasdaq. 

What is WRDS?

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is an online data platform that specializes in company financials (financial statements, audit and regulatory filings, banks, segments / industry data, compensation, intellectual property), financial markets, prices, and returns (stock prices, analyst estimates, bonds and fixed income, mutual fund / hedge fund, ETF returns, derivatives / options, REITs, currency exchange rates), ownership, mergers and acquisitions, sustainability/ESG, economics, marketing, news, and healthcare.

WRDS' strengths include:

WRDS is primarily intended for use by NYU professors and PhDs conducting academic research or teaching courses with assignments that require the analysis of WRDS data.

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